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Arizona Elections 2018: Kelly Fryer - Governor
As we head toward Arizona’s August primary elections, KJZZ's The Show is inviting the candidates in contested races to talk about why they’re running and some of the key issues in their contests.
Jul. 12, 2018
ICE Raising Privacy Concerns Over License Plate Data
Immigration and Customs Enforcement in California has been collecting license plate data at three Orange County-area malls, and the practice is raising privacy concerns.
Jul. 12, 2018
California Embraces Mass Deportation Hearings
If you walk into a federal immigration court in Tucson, you probably won’t see just one defendant facing a judge, you’ll see up to 75.
Jul. 12, 2018
Podcast Playlist: Peanuts And Cracker Jack
There's not a lot of running in baseball. Mostly the players just stand around. But up in the stands, there is a very different game being played — one that demands hours of nonstop effort.
Jul. 12, 2018
Ducey Announces More Investment In Border Strike Force
With a staged backdrop of seized guns, drugs and even DPS officers with dogs, Gov. Doug Ducey brought together federal, state and local law enforcement Wednesday who praised his leadership on border security.
Jul. 12, 2018
The Takeaway: Britain Braces Itself For Trump’s Visit
President Donald Trump is embarking on his first official visit to the U.K. since he was elected and his trip, which begins today, is expected to be marked by widespread protests around the country.
Jul. 12, 2018
How The Clothing Industry Is Wooing Plus-Size Customers
For the past five years, plus-size women’s clothing stores have seen revenues increase while revenues have fallen for stores selling straight size clothing. More companies are paying attention to some women who have felt ignored by the fashion industry.
Jul. 12, 2018
Gilbert Seeks Tribal Water To Secure Its Future
Gilbert is one step closer to securing a new water supply for the town. A deal with the San Carlos Apache Tribe was first brokered in 2010, but federal agencies delayed the lease until now.
Jul. 11, 2018
NAU To Study How Climate Change Affects Re-Vegetation
Once a wildfire is contained, one of the biggest efforts is to re-vegetate the area that was burned. Researchers at Northern Arizona University have received a nearly $1 million federal grant to look at how climate change may affect that work.
Jul. 11, 2018
New Film Reenacts The 1917 Bisbee Deportation
The town of Bisbee, Arizona, was the site of its own roundup 101 years ago this week. Nearly 1,200 men were loaded onto boxcars and abandoned in New Mexico in an event now known as the Bisbee Deportation.
Jul. 11, 2018
Mesa Home Destroyed By Tree During Monsoon
For a lot of us, the wet weather is a welcome reprieve from the summer heat. But for some, these storms can be devastating. Tia Oso’s family lost their home of 75 years on Monday.
Jul. 11, 2018
New EPA Administrator Doesn
Andrew Wheeler has taken over as acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, after Scott Pruitt resigned last week. But, the change in leadership may not mean that much change in policy coming out of the EPA.
Jul. 11, 2018
State Argues Case On Ballot Measure Rule Not ‘Ripe’
As signatures are being counted for several citizen initiatives that were turned in last week, a court battle is going on over how easy it should be for voters to propose their own laws.
Jul. 11, 2018
New Chandler City Councilman:
Chandler City Council has appointed its newest member after Vice Mayor Nora Ellen stepped down to run for a seat in Arizona’s legislature. Jeremy McClymonds is a financial advisor who's lived in the city for 15 years.
Jul. 11, 2018
Sen. Flake Rips Separation Policy After Reunion Deadline
Senator Jeff Flake criticized record-keeping for separated families after over two-thirds of children were not reunited by Tuesday's deadline.
Jul. 11, 2018
The Takeaway: ACLU Wins 3.4 Million In Milwaukee Stop And Frisk Lawsuit
On Tuesday, the city of Milwaukee agreed to settle a federal lawsuit over the use of stop and frisk by the city’s police department.
Jul. 11, 2018
Guatemalan Mother Deported Without Her Son
Federal officials are racing to reunite families that were separated at the border. Yesterday, the Trump administration missed a court-imposed deadline to complete the task.
Jul. 11, 2018
No Hazardous Spills After Train Derails
Inspectors with Union Pacific Railroad have confirmed no hazardous materials spilled after a cargo train derailed near Interstate 10 in Tucson.
Jul. 11, 2018
Stand By For More Dust Ahead
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality warns dust will continue until more rain, and soon there will be an app for that.
Jul. 11, 2018
Arizona Parks Director Again Under Investigation
Arizona State Parks Director Sue Black is again under investigation for alleged poor relations with employees. Craig Harris, investigative reporter with the Arizona Republic, has been following the story.
Jul. 11, 2018

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